My Body Is the City: Larissa Fassler’s Feminist Geographies
Observing daily city life is the foundation of Larissa Fassler's practice. Throughout, the Berlin-based Canadian artist performs a type of spatial feminism.
Calgary Biennial Takes Conservatism to Task
By infiltrating the city using guerrilla tactics, the Calgary Biennial hit hard at self-centred conservatism and offered a reminder of civic responsibility.
Rita McKeough: Subversive at Work
For 30 years, award-winning artist Rita McKeough has been an energetic creator and influential teacher who forgoes separating art and life. Discover why in Diana Sherlock’s in-depth feature from the current issue of Canadian Art.
The Berlin Biennale: Reality Check
The sixth Berlin Biennale attempts to question art’s relationship to reality and pinpoint wider societal self-deceptions. As Diana Sherlock reports, the massive show contains much to disrupt common assumptions of our crisis-prone times.
The New Art Gallery of Alberta: Honour, Horror and High, High Ceilings
Alberta’s abuzz with the opening of the redesigned Art Gallery of Alberta, including its inaugural Janet Cardiff and George Bures Miller show. As Diana Sherlock reports, there’s some fear and loathing set loose amidst the museum’s new, and quite laudable, finery.
Skulptur Projekte Münster 07
In 1977, the exhibition “Skulptur,” curated by Klaus Bussmann and Kasper König, opened in Münster amid public debate about the role of art in urban space. Thus began Skulptur Projekte Münster, a once-per-decade city-wide event that König calls “a long-term study” of art and its relationship to the public sphere.